The Best Colleges with High Acceptance Rates in Iowa

Top Colleges that are Easy to Get Into

Getting into a good college doesn't need to be difficult. There are many colleges that are highly rated yet accept most students who apply. These four-year colleges all have acceptance rates over 75%. You will have an easy time getting accepted if your GPA, SAT and ACT scores meet their admission criteria. These are colleges ranked by using the methodology for the CollegeSimply.com Best Colleges rankings.

See also, popular colleges with high acceptance rates and the highest acceptance rate colleges in Iowa.


7 results

University of Iowa
I
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

84% Acceptance Rate

#1 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 30,318enrollment
  • $17,452net price
  • 1110-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Iowa State University
I
Ames, IA
Iowa State University

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

88% Acceptance Rate

#2 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 31,822enrollment
  • $16,105net price
  • 1010-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

University of Northern Iowa
N
Cedar Falls, IA
University of Northern Iowa

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#3 Best Public Universities in Iowa

  • 9,507enrollment
  • $16,166net price
  • 1030-1230SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Cornell College
C
Mount Vernon, IA
Cornell College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

82% Acceptance Rate

#6 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,002enrollment
  • $25,028net price
  • 1068-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Simpson College
S
Indianola, IA
Simpson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

87% Acceptance Rate

#8 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,267enrollment
  • $20,457net price
  • 1070-1200SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

Grand View University
G
Des Moines, IA
 
Grand View University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

97% Acceptance Rate

#13 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 1,874enrollment
  • $19,423net price
  • 910-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

University of Dubuque
D
Dubuque, IA
University of Dubuque

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

79% Acceptance Rate

#14 Best Private Colleges in Iowa

  • 2,180enrollment
  • $27,043net price
  • 828-1070SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA